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    Submitted by robster on Friday, February 09, 2001 – 19:36
    This week’s random notes are:

  • Nautilus PR3 is released and enters sid
  • Linux 2.4.1 kernel source package enters sid
  • New unofficial potato packages compiled from sid for potato at ftp://ftp.bugio.org/pub/debian/. The apropriate sources.list line is deb ftp://ftp.bugio.org/pub/debian potato-ports main non-free
  • An installfest (Debian of course) is happening in Houston, Texas, USA. Details can be found here.

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    Subject: 🙁
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Wednesday, 2001/02/21 – 09:03
    Well, when I tried to get some packages from ftp.bugio.org I found a file called README.closed with the next content:

    “Because I exceded the avaiable bandwidth I am forced to close the ftp
    site of potato-ports.

    I have now to pay $53 (US dollars) to cover the extra bandwidth used.

    I am accepting contributions… :-))))

    Luis Sismeiro”

    I have no words :(((

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    Subject: Re: /dev/urandom
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Sunday, 2001/02/11 – 12:32
    Its quite cool, work fine, but the isdnutils doesn’t work!
    I had to downgrade to the potato-isdnutils :-


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    Subject: Re: /dev/urandom
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Sunday, 2001/02/11 – 14:17
    aren’t the isdnutils split up now? did you try to install task-dialup-isdn ?
    maybe ipppd is missing or something like that…
    i had this problem when upgrading from potato to woody some time ago 🙂


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    Subject: Re: /dev/urandom
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Tuesday, 2001/02/13 – 16:17

    eh, yes, you`re right, the errormessage was like:

    Can’t get connection ippp0, recource buysy …. (or like that)…
    Nt I downgrade to the potato-deb’s and set isdnutils on hold…
    works for me.

    But, how I am able to fix this?


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    Subject: Re: /dev/urandom
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Thursday, 2001/02/15 – 03:53
    just install the task-dialup-isdn meta package to be safe. 🙂
    that’s what i do.
    or try to figure out what the missing packages are.
    btw, maybe i’m wrong and the package is really broken, i don’t know. 🙂
    but it worked for me the last weeks.


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    Subject: Re: /dev/urandom
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Thursday, 2001/02/15 – 20:56
    Are there iso’s for the beta? Been out of the Debian loop for a bit now, i’ve been force fed redsmak for about a year at work.

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